Trader Joe’s Spring 2023

When it comes to all things snacky and/or for entertainment, I can’t beat the unique items at Trader Joe’s.  Here’s a sample of Trader Joe’s Spring 2023 haul I made this week. Fresh Herbs My several-years-old basil plant has seen better days and a replacement has been on the horizon for a while now.  Fresh […]

March Musings

Just a bit of this and that to share today, so I’m calling this post March Musings.  This has been one crazy weather month with more lion than lamb so our activities are all over the place. Baking Day No surprise, I like to keep a stock of homemade biscuits and oatmeal cookies in the […]

Simple Grilled Potatoes in Foil

Spring keeps teasing us and we are in and out of the house using the patio when we can.  Hub fired up the grill one fine evening. We had simple grilled potatoes in foil and barbecued chicken for a quick and delish meal. This recipe can easily be adapted to be dairy free by omitting […]

Talbots Try On

The spring line is in at Talbots so I popped in this week to see a few things before they are completely off the shelves.   Here is my Talbots Try On for Spring 2023. The pickings were slim already for many sizes and color selections so I’m happy I got to see what I was […]

Spring Cleaning Chores

The indoor spring cleaning chores seems like a joy compared to what is coming this week.  It’s true.  This week’s spring cleaning chores take me out of the house and into the garage and onto the patio. Grab your ibuprofen and join me, won’t you? Fire Pit Chair Cushions We have toyed with replacing our […]

Soft Spring Cleaning

A full week of temps reaching into the 70s makes me think spring is sprung.  And while full-fledge spring cleaning isn’t in the cards “soft” spring cleaning is. “Soft” Spring Cleaning You know how restaurants have a soft grand opening before their big grand opening?  I decided I’m doing a soft spring cleaning.  Of course […]

Rare Beauty Cosmetics

This is my honest review of two Rare Beauty Cosmetics that have found their way into my vanity. I am not compensated nor an affiliate, just trying stuff and letting you know what I think. Remember the good ol’ days when you needed a replacement of a cosmetic (which was rarely in my case because […]

Easy Italian Themed Dinner

Because of a last-minute change of plans, we invited the gang over for an easy Italian themed dinner this week.  Here’s what we did and how it turned out. Guess who visited Arizona this week?  Old Man Winter, that’s who!  So our patio reservation for Italian Night at the club with our favorite group of […]